libvncserver VS wayvnc

Compare libvncserver vs wayvnc and see what are their differences.


LibVNCServer/LibVNCClient are cross-platform C libraries that allow you to easily implement VNC server or client functionality in your program. (by LibVNC)


A VNC server for wlroots based Wayland compositors (by any1)
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libvncserver wayvnc
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GNU General Public License v3.0 only ISC License
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Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of wayvnc. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-05-17.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing libvncserver and wayvnc you can also consider the following projects:

x11vnc - a VNC server for real X displays

sway - i3-compatible Wayland compositor

kanshi - Dynamic display configuration (mirror)

FreeRDP - FreeRDP is a free remote desktop protocol library and clients

xdg-desktop-portal-wlr - xdg-desktop-portal backend for wlroots

noVNC - VNC client web application

clipman - A simple clipboard manager for Wayland

swayidle - Idle management daemon for Wayland

wlroots - A modular Wayland compositor library

NymphCast - Audio and video casting system with support for custom applications.